A Brief Note On The And Criminal Law

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WOMEN AND CRIMINAL LAW

SATI PREVENTION ACT,1987

SUBMITTED BY : SARTHAK CHILLER (A11911113165) B.A. LLB (H), SECTION-C

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

It gives me immense pleasure to express my heartfelt gratitude to my Women and Criminal Law Teacher Priyanka Ghai for his valuable guidance and support in preparing this project.
Secondly, I would also like to thank my parents and peers for their continuous support and guidance for successful completion of my project.

Introduction

Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987 is law instituted by Government of Rajasthan in 1987. It turned into an Act of the Parliament of India with the establishment of The Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987 in 1988. The Act looks to avoid Sati hone or the intentional or constrained blazing or covering alive of dowagers, and to preclude glorification of this activity through the recognition of any service, the cooperation in any parade, the making of a monetary trust, the development of a sanctuary, or any activities to remember or respect the memory of a widow who submitted sati.

Sati was initially banned under Bengal Sati Regulation, 1829

Sati-The Burning Of A Widow
Sati is portrayed as a Hindu custom in India in which the dowager was copied to fiery debris on her dead spouse 's fire. Essentially the custom of Sati was accepted to be a deliberate Hindu act in which the lady willful chooses to end her existence…
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